Tag Archives: Health

New alliance negotiates with health plans to address the social determinants of health

In an effort called the first of its kind, an independent practice association in upstate New York is negotiating with health plans and using IT to connect Medicaid members to organizations that address the social determinants of health. The health plan MVP Health Care, a managed care organization, pays the Healthy Alliance Independent Practice Association… Read More »

Deborah Meaden health: Dragons’ Den star on her ongoing injury – how to treat it

Deborah Meaden, 60, is the definition of a go-getter. Her long list of achievements include running a multimillion-pound family holiday business and carving out a successful TV career, regularly appearing on the BBC Two business programme Dragons’ Den. True to form, she jumped straight into another challenge back in 2013, joining the Strictly Come Dancing… Read More »

Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health sites

Pinterest users searching for vaccine-related information will be directed to results from “public health organisations”. Last year, the social platform stopped showing results for vaccine searches to tackle the spread of misinformation. Social media companies are facing increasing scrutiny over how they moderate content on their sites. In recent months, other firms including Facebook have… Read More »